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[movies]Paul Collier's new rules for rebuilding a broken nation - TED.com
Long conflict can wreck a country, leaving behind poverty and chaos. But what's the right way to help war-torn countries rebuild? At TED@State, Paul Collier explains the problems with current post-conflict aid plans, and suggests 3 ideas for a better approach.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED@State; TED; Talks; global issues; money; politics; poverty; state-building; 2009
Downloads: 54
[movies]Rory Stewart: Why democracy matters - TED.com
The public is losing faith in democracy, says British MP Rory Stewart. Iraq and Afghanistan’s new democracies are deeply corrupt; meanwhile, 84 percent of people in Britain say politics is broken. In this important talk, Stewart sounds a call to action to rebuild democracy, starting with recognizing why democracy is important -- not as a tool, but as an ideal.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; corruption; global issues; government; politics; society; state-building; TEDxHousesofParliament; 2012
Downloads: 436
[movies]Carne Ross: An independent diplomat - TED.com
After 15 years in the British diplomatic corps, Carne Ross became a "freelance diplomat," running a bold nonprofit that gives small, developing and yet-unrecognized nations a voice in international relations. At the BIF-5 conference, he calls for a new kind of diplomacy that gives voice to small countries, that works with changing boundaries and that welcomes innovation.
Keywords: TEDTalks; Business Innovation Factory; TED; Talks; global issues; innovation; iraq; politics; state-building; 2009
Downloads: 77
[movies]Hans Rosling: The good news of the decade? - TED.com
Hans Rosling reframes 10 years of UN data with his spectacular visuals, lighting up an astonishing -- mostly unreported -- piece of front-page-worthy good news: We're winning the war against child mortality. Along the way, he debunks one flawed approach to stats that blots out such vital stories.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; data; development; health; state-building; statistics; third world; TEDxChange; 2010
Downloads: 105
[movies]Peter Gabriel fights injustice with video - TED.com
Musician and activist Peter Gabriel shares his very personal motivation for standing up for human rights with the watchdog group WITNESS -- and tells stories of citizen journalists in action.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2006; TED; Talks; activism; arts; collaboration; culture; film; global issues; music; social change; state-building; storytelling; 2006
Downloads: 449
[movies]Parag Khanna maps the future of countries - TED.com
Many people think the lines on the map no longer matter, but Parag Khanna says they do. Using maps of the past and present, he explains the root causes of border conflicts worldwide and proposes simple yet cunning solutions for each.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2009; TED; Talks; economics; global issues; history; map; politics; state-building; war; world cultures; 2009
Downloads: 140
[movies]Ashraf Ghani on rebuilding broken states - TED.com
Ashraf Ghani's passionate and powerful 10-minute talk, emphasizing the necessity of both economic investment and design ingenuity to rebuild broken states, is followed by a conversation with TED curator Chris Anderson on the future of Afghanistan.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2005; TED; Talks; bottom-up; business; corruption; culture; development; economics; entrepreneur; global issues; investment; military; philanthropy; poverty; state-building; third world; 2005
Downloads: 112
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